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, in south america for example, a transition from one calendar cycle to another has a spiritual meeting. rituals have been held at various historical sites to mark the occasion. continue. people gathered at ancient ruins like this temple in guatemala. weather or not thursday was the last night on earth or simply the end of the mayan calendar, people here were not going to sleep through it -- weather or not -- whether or not. >> we have to decide if we want to continue in the situation we are in theory to be complete human beings, we need to respect the land, the mountains, the forest, the lakes, rivers, the oceans. >> since yesterday, there have been traditional celebrations with my and dance and rituals, but the event has captured the imagination of people around the world, and it seems everyone has their own interpretation. a museum in taiwan even built a replica pyramid, and people counted down to what some believed to be the end of the world. police in france have cordoned off a village reputed to be the only place that will survive. some expect a giant ufo to land here. locals are
to build a new airport south of the metropolitan area of chicago. >> airports are the one thing we do in america that people get when it comes to the partnerships. there's always criticism of this, criticism that the governments don't have money, there are criticisms that governments don't make the rht decisions. the city of chicago famously struggled with its public/private partnership on its parking meters in 2008. the city leased its system to a group of private investigators. they did a poor job of managing the transition. there were steep rate hikes and confusion and it resulted in the downgrade of the city's credit rating. i know that's not one of your projects. >> no, that's right. >> what are the lessons of that type of thing for your own initiatives? >> you got to be very careful. you know, the city also did one with the skyway, a bridge across from chicago to indiana. that was done in a better fashion. if it's not carefully done, it can really backfire. so that's why we take each step and do it in a very reasonable sound way. we're embarking on this. this is brand new for ou
% in the west. we were you were 50%, 60% in the south and in the northeast. so we had great strength in many areas but areas like the government, the center region, canada, latin america, we had poor execution. >> now, you do some work -- this is the first time i asked you about this. for the oil and gas industry. what do you guys do for oil and gas? we know what do you for amazon, what you do for retailers and for government. i never heard you talk about this sector. >> oil and gas is a big data problem. we look at massive amounts of data and define patterns so people know where to drill so that's on one hand and then on the other hand it's an integration problem. they have lots of sources of data that need to be integrated and they need to manage their supply chains so we are the infrastructure for that industry. >> so in other words like they get a reservoir map and you figure out what is likelihood of where oil could be found. >> yeah, yeah. we look at massive amounts of data and we find patterns in that data. no different than what i do with my basketball team. who do i sell jerseys do
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